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Kuryk, Mangistau.


2017-10-01| Askar Isabekov
duration 2 часа
weather пасмурно, дождь
rout
equipment
notes несмотря на плохую погоду, птиц было много


# species number comment

1Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)4

2Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)40

3Great White Egret (Egretta alba)15

4Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)15

5Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)10

6Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)1

7Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus)1

8Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)1

9Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

10Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)1

11Common Coot (Fulica atra)500

12Greater Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)2

13Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)1

14Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)2

15Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)3

16Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)4

17Dunlin (Calidris alpina)70

18Jack Snipe (Lymnocryptes minimus)1

19Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)1

20Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)1

21Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)5

22Slender-billed Gull (Larus genei)8

23Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)20

24Sandwich Tern (Sterna sandvicensis)6

25Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

26Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)1

27Hoopoe (Upupa epops)1

28Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)1

29Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)30

30Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)20

31Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)15

32Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)5

33White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)20

34Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)1

35Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)3

36Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)1

37Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)2

38House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)20

39Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)5

40Northern Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)1

calendar

2018

jan feb mar apr
may jun jul aug
sep oct nov dec

2017

jan feb mar apr
may jun jul aug
sep oct nov dec

2016

jan feb mar apr
may jun jul aug
sep oct nov dec

2015

jan feb mar apr
may jun jul aug
sep oct nov dec

rare birds records


Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)

© Aleksey Timoshenko
2018-10-18
Kostanay reg., Naurzum rezerve

New species of Naurzum Reserve. In northern part of Kazakhstan Pygmy
Cormorant previously was recorded at October 6th, 1998 in Kulykol lake
(Pynnonen, 1999), about 180 km to west from the point of new record.
Also singles or group of 2-80 birds were regularly observed in
Kurgaldzhin Reserve since 2001.

Ерохов С.Н., Березовиков Н.Н. 2009. Материалы к орнитофауне озёрной
степи и лесостепи Кустанайской области. Часть 1 // Рус. орнитол. журн.
18 (516): 1715-1742.
Кошкин А.В. 2017. Орнитофауна Тениз-Коргалжынского региона (Центральный
Казахстан) // Рус. орнитол. журн. 26 (1415): 909-956.


Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

© Alexandr Belyaev
2018-11-03
Almatinskaja obl.,g.Taldykorgan

Rare vagrant visitors in SE Kazakhstan.


Pallas's Warbler (Phylloscopus proregulus)

© Andrey Kovalenko
2018-10-14
Northern Caspian, Kalamkas.

Rare vagrant bird. First record in western part of Kazakhstan. Before observed in Central Kazakhstan (Kurgaldzhino), and in S and SE Kazakhstan.


Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus)

© Askar Isabekov
2018-10-07
Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.

Second photo record of Long-billed Dowitcher in Kazakhstan. The first one was recorded in Sorbulak lakes too at September 7th, 2014 (Fedorenko, Isabekov, Dyakin, 2014). Group of birdwatchers with Peter Kennely also watched this bird in Sholak lake near Kurgaldzhino village at May 15, 2005, but unfortunately no evidence of this record was provided.
Орнитологический вестник Казахстана и Средней Азии, вып. 3, Алматы, 2014: 211-212

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5. Golubeva Anna (207)
6. Yasko Anna (203)
7. Katuncev Alexandr (191)
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